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Location:
London, London
Job type:
Permanent
Date Posted:
13 March 2019
reference number:
MJ68958

Outstanding opportunity has arisen for a Group Financial Controller to join a renowned Global Media Company.

This is a senior finance position, reporting directly into the CFO and is the ideal opportunity for someone with strong financial accounting expertise to take the next step in their career.


Responsibilities include:

* Management of the Group Finance function including management of a team of 5 permanent staff
* Ensuring the Group's accounting and financial reporting is correct and in-line with applicable accounting standards, currently UK GAAP
* The preparation and review of consolidated and individual company statutory accounts
* Consolidation and reporting of budgets and forecasts
* Review of the consolidation of monthly results
* Review of the monthly Board Pack for Board reporting
* Responsibility for the Group financial reporting software
* Managing the relationship with the external auditors and the external audit process
* Oversight of the Company's tax affairs and work on some of the more complex tax issues impacting the Group
* Cash Forecasting and Balance Sheet control


The ideal candidate will be a qualified ACA / ACCA / CIMA accountant with a minimum of 4 years post qualified experience with strong financial accounting background. Industry experience is desirable but not a requirement. UKGAAP and FRS expertise, strong Excel and IT skills are essential.

The character fit for this role is a proactive and self-motivated individual, with excellent communication skills and who has the ability to use initiative and creative thinking to anticipate issues and develop common sense, practical solutions.

If you are interested in this role then please do not hesitate to apply.
Applicants of all ages are encouraged and appointment will be made on merit alone.

Randstad Financial & Professional encourage applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Randstad Financial & Professional acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003